“Pets at Risk” is an informative book on the breakthrough clinical discoveries by veterinariam Al Plechner,. For more than 35 years he has treated tens-of-thousands of cats and dogs in his Los Angeles veterinary clinic, and has identified a widespread, but unrecognized deficiency in the endocrine-immune system of cats and dogs. These deficiencies result in symptoms ranging from allergies to serious immunological diseases and cancer. Over that time he has spoken to dozens of veterinarians who report seeing more and more animals unresponsive to conventional treatment.Dr. Plechner, DVM, has developed a program for treating pets facing endocrine-immune deficiencies and hormonal imbalances. This book is written for the layperson to understand the root of disease and symptoms animals suffer. The author hopes that the reader will work with his or her veterinarian in using the treatment program. This book requires a working partnership between the pet owner and the veterinarian since a part of the treatment includes pharmaceuticals or natural supplements as well as a healthy diet and careful attention to food allergies.